Wednesday, January 16, 2019


My People, Economics, Not Electoral Politics, Is The Key To Success.

January 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At the risk of being accused of repeating myself, I will say once again that Black people who live in the continent of North America (aka USA) continue to recognize the importance of maximizing their economic potential. In 2018, as in the previous 100 or so years, we as a people put most all of our time, energy, and resources... [Read more...]

2019, Shutdown ‘Crisis’.

January 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.” “Shutdown sows chaos, confusion and anxiety!” says The Washington Post. “Pain spreads widely.” The New York Times headlined, it’s all “just too much!” But wait. Looking around... [Read more...]

Politics & Immigration On The Plate.

January 16, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here are a couple of easy immigration questions — answerable with a simple “yes” or “no” — we might ask any American of any political stripe: Does everyone in the world have a right to live in the U.S.? Do the American people have a right, through their elected representatives, to decide who... [Read more...]

Has Social Media Ruined Our Families?

January 16, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember when you and your partner talked to each other on a date or just in the comforts of your home together?  Remember at dinner time, when you talked about what happened throughout your day with your family and together, you brainstormed and resolved any issues that may have happened that day?  Well those days, seems... [Read more...]

Surviving R. Kelly – My Thoughts.

January 15, 2019 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m not writing this article to defend sexual predators like R. Kelly because I have a deep seated hatred for sexual predators especially those in our community like R. Kelly. Sexual predators like Kelly are among the most hated of inmates in jail and prison because if you ask any other inmate in jail or in prison which type... [Read more...]

An Open Carry Moment in Walmart.

January 15, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Americans owning guns has never been an issue to me, though I champion gun control. The concept is rather simple to me. If there are laws and regulations I must follow as someone that owns a vehicle there should be laws and regulations for those that own guns. Open carry laws in a sense are a bit different. Before my previous... [Read more...]

Social Media is not Socializing.

January 15, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) To socialize is to “participate in social activities and mix socially with others”. Some of the” synonyms of socialize are words like mix, mingle, meet, fraternize, get together, and keep company.” Today we may need to re-evaluate what we consider social interaction because it seems that everything can be done from phone,... [Read more...]

Building a Wall Works; The Immigration Policy Breakdown My Friend.

January 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2006, the Secure Fence Act, supported by Senators Obama, Clinton, and Schumer along with 23 other Democrats, was passed. Congress supported a border wall under Presidents Clinton and Bush. So the only answer as to why Democrats balk at supporting President Trump’s funding request is politics. The National Border Patrol... [Read more...]

The Hypocrisy Surrounding the R. Kelly Debate My People.

January 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I usually don’t write about salacious issues involving sex, scandal, and other issues I consider a waste of time; but because of the volume of calls and emails asking me to give my take on Robert Kelly, a.k.a. R. Kelly, I will make an exception and share my thoughts. I have worked in and around the entertainment industry for... [Read more...]

Why it is important for the LGBTQIA education for NBA players to continue.

January 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “We should be careful about using those terms that might turn our friends off. The terms “faggot” and “punk” should be deleted from our vocabulary, and especially we should not attach names normally designed for homosexuals to men who are enemies of the people, such as [Richard] Nixon or [John] Mitchell. Homosexuals... [Read more...]

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